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The Empire Exhibition – The Golden City Come of Age

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The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation invite you to come and marvel at the great past of the city of gold at their talk about the 1936 Empire Exhibition. Don't miss it. 

What Is It?

In 1936, Johannesburg turned 50 years old. To celebrate this jubilee, the City hosted the Empire Exhibition. Held at Milner Park showgrounds, the Exhibition ran from September 1936 to January 1937 and attracted 2 million visitors.

Explore the meaning and legacy of the Empire Exhibition via visual material of the time presented by Prof. Katherine Munro at WITS University this February. Right at the site of the iconic Milner Park Tower of Light, this is a must for history buffs. Don't miss it!

When Is It?

Sunday, 23 February 2020 from 14:00-16:00

Where Is It?

The Tower of Light, WITS University, West Campus, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost R100 per person. Book yours at [email protected]

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